Rasmussen Reports: Obama, Romney tied in Wisconsin, 49-49

Thompson, Baldwin in statistical dead heat

President Obama and Mitt Romney are now tied in the critical battleground state of Wisconsin.

The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of likely Wisconsin voters shows the president and his Republican challenger each earning 49% support. One percent (1%) likes another candidate, and two percent (2%) are undecided.  (To see survey question wording, click here.)

This race remains a Toss-Up in the Rasmussen Reports Electoral College Projections. Obama carried Wisconsin by a 56% to 42% margin in 2008.

Nationally, Rasmussen’s daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows Mitt Romney attracting support from 50% of voters nationwide, while President Obama earns the vote from 47%. One percent (1%) prefers some other candidate, and two percent (2%) are undecided. This is the fourth consecutive day that Romney has been at the 50% level of support.

In the U.S. Senate race in Wisconsin, former Governor Tommy Thompson and Democratic Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin are in a near tie, according to a new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of likely Wisconsin voters. Taken the night of the candidates’ second debate, it shows Thompson with 48% support to Baldwin’s 46%. Three percent (3%) like some other candidate, and another three percent (3%) are undecided.

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